Our friends and marine sustainability activists OceanKita joined as community partner of World Cleanup Day Indonesia and conducted a water and bank clean up at West Sunter Lake, Jakarta, with the support of UMTALA*.
The KESAN project launched on 24th September 2021 at ASHTA District 8, Senopati in commemoration of the World Cleanup Day. KESAN or ‘Kresek Kesadaran’ (dubbed "Goodie Bags for Doing Good!") is a unique single-use mask disposal
One of the really difficult dilemmas for the environmentally conscious has been what to do with single-use masks. We have to use them (and maybe will need to do so for some time more) but disposal is a challenge.
Since the pandemic hit, the demand for disposable face masks has skyrocketed around the world. And this has resulted in tons of used masks winding up scattered in our environment.
September 16th is commemorated as the International Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer. As you may already know, our blue planet is protected by a shield of gas called ozone.
President of Copenhagen Consensus who argued very logically that we are not really being shown the “big picture” by the UN Scientists whose ‘Code Red’ pronouncements have led to many a pounding heart and worldwide panic attacks
The U.K. passed legislation in 2019 to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and has been pushing other countries to commit to coal phase out dates ahead of the United Nations climate summit COP26.
Danone-AQUA announced the company’s achievement in receiving the B Corporation (B Corp) certification for the second time from B Lab, a global non-profit organisation.
MVB Indonesia was excited to present their Sustainable Living Webinar which feature well known organisations in sustainability who can guide you, professionally and personally on a new path.
Greeneration Foundation is holding The 4th Indonesia Circular Economy Forum (ICEF) from 21to 23 July 2021 virtually via Zoom Webinar and Youtube streaming with the theme Towards Smart & Sustainable Cities Through Circular Economy:
Indonesian artist Iskandar Hardjodimuljo transforms household waste into artworks as a form of cultural preservation and fronts a campaign to invite people to protect the environment from waste, especially single-use plastic.
Did you know that plastics have been found in the deepest part of the ocean, which is the Mariana trench, and on the world’s tallest mountain, Everest?
The theme for this year’s World Environment Day that is celebrated every fifth of June is Ecosystem Restoration, which means “assisting in the recovery of ecosystems that have been degraded or destroyed
In collaboration with Kitabisa.com, Danone Indonesia provided 1,000 packages of necessities and community empowerment in the #PengantarKebaikan program.
By mobilizing his entire administration to take on the problem from every angle in a proactive, coordinated way, Joe Biden is planning to deal with climate change in a way no U.S. president has done before.
Indonesian people commemorated its National Waste Awareness Day on the 21st of February every year since 2015.
MVB recently held a very well attended webinar together with the EU Delegation to Indonesia to explore the ways in which the planned transformative program for EU member states, The Green Deal.
With many things in Jakarta being not exactly sustainable, can we really expect the city to become a sustainable city?
Ruangrupa, revealed ‘Lumbung” as the artistic direction to address the sustainability of human civilisation for Documenta 2022 in Kassel, Germany.
The combination of Ramadan and this Covid-19 crisis can be seen as the perfect time to apply greener lifestyle. Here's some tips you can do now!
Global emission of CO2 may be falling drastically during Covid-19, but how about our carbon footprint in our house as we spend more time at home?
With recycled items, you can make your bedroom stand out by reusing old stuff and thrifted materials as creative as you possibly can, thus giving the bedroom decorating a rather rustic feel and look as well as being sustainable.
Since China issued strict lockdown policy, the air quality in China has improved, rising up to 11,4 per cent compared to the same time last year. After this all ends, will people be mindful about our environment?
It’s not just about educating people to be aware of where their garbage ends; it’s about realising that proper waste management can be a blessing for the community.
The British Chamber of Commerce (BritCham) held the first environmental series with prestigious speaker Yuyun Ismawati Drweiga and a Q&A session with Ah Muftuchan and Dyah Roro Esti Widya Putri as the panellists.
Waste4Change signed a MoU with Bekasi city to have a partnership on waste management governance using IT-based technology to support Bekasi smart city. This type of collaboration is encourage to create a sustainable Indonesia.
There are plenty of opportunities available to policymakers to promote sustainable tourism which benefits both visitors and hosts. So, can tourism ever be sustainable? The answer is YES!
De Braga by ARTOTEL is highly committed to eco-conscious practices that lessen a meeting’s impact on the environment, and thus, as part of the commitment, the hotel recently launched environmentally friendly meeting rooms.
Setali Indonesia focus on home living and fashion sustainability since a year ago and started to upcycle clothing waste. They organise three main events: Kembang Gula, Barang Lama Bersemi Kembali, and Musim Suka Cita.
Vibeka Grupe Larsen from the Danish Association of Architects outlined and recommended ways in which architecture can positively assist the search for the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
The peak of Fashion Rhapsody showcased inspiring collections from four emerging designers and tons of brands that engage in the mission in reducing the industry’s waste.
Why should we even bother focusing on sustainable and circular construction? Well, despite all the negativity, the world has become a richer place over the last 50 years, and that puts a lot of pressure on resources.
The construction sector has a huge role to play in making our world sustainable. ISO 15392 sets out internationally agreed and recognised principles for achieving sustainability in building and construction.
Starbucks Indonesia has committed to eliminating the usage of single-use plastic straws with paper straws at its stores across the country.
NOW! Jakarta launched Say Yes to Less, a programme dedicated to address the issue of food and plastic waste and find potential solutions within culinary businesses with excellent waste management policy.
We all go to Bandung to enjoy its cool weather and green scenery. Hilton Bandung offers both and even more. Hilton Bandung has also implemented an ambitious and comprehensive waste and energy reduction programme.
Waste4Change has the ‘Send Your Waste’ programme, in which you can recover your waste by sending it to Waste4Change’s recycling partners located around you.
Shoppers in Jakarta will soon be unable to carry their groceries in single-use plastic bags as the Jakarta administration has issued the regulation to ban it for commercials.
The owner of Komunal88, JC Blachere never thought that being sustainable is a marketing trick. It has been the core of his activism since he started, and he shows it to people how it’s done!
Waste4Change invites you to start taking part in creating a better environment by managing your waste in your house and office.
I Want to Smell The Perfume is a Jakarta-based social enterprise which combines positive social impact and environmental impact by actively partaking in women empowerment and reducing single-use plastic bag waste and marine debris
MVB Indonesia closed this year's programmes with an annual conference themed Sustainability for Key Economic Sectors.
Envisioned as a multifaceted experience that goes beyond hospitality, Desa Potato Head will be a place interwoven by music, art, design, food, wellness and sustainability.
Some people think that it requires lot of time, effort and money to make a home eco-friendly. With Cleanomic, this is a thing of the past.
Presenting a multidimensional experience to its guests and visitors, Desa Potato Head will transform hospitality, music, art, design and culture with sustainability as its anchor.
Everyone has a right to travel. But can you be a responsible traveller who takes nothing but photographs, keeps nothing but memories and leaves nothing but footprints?
NOW! Jakarta made another push towards sustainability by encouraging partners and BRBCA 2019 participants to manage waste responsibly through a seminar attended by the most important stakeholders in the industry.
As the global fashion industry receives more criticism in the last few years, more and more Indonesian companies within the supply chain are transforming their business models to reduce overall environmental impacts
The Austrian Embassy is the first green Embassy in Jakarta. Through the use of thermal insulation, specialized window panes and solar panels, the building is kept at a very comfortable 25°C and 60 per cent humidity.
Race for Water foundation is an organisation dedicated to the preservation of water, and in particular, the oceans.
Most valued Business (MVB) Indonesia invites all to start being more responsible in choosing fashion items and fashion companies that put ethics and sustainability above anything else.
NOW! Jakarta sat down with Olivia Leslie, Ambassador of Ireland to Indonesia, as she shared her experience in Indonesia so far and other critical issues, including Ireland’s involvement in sustainability and cultural preservation in Indonesia.
Sustainable fashion is taking global fashion industry by storm while the local industry gradually follows suit.
Satellite cities are vital for the continued sustainability of a city the size of Jakarta, and these cities including BSD, PIK, and Alam Sutera are doing their part.
Pursuing sustainable development makes companies more competitive, more resilient and adaptable in a fast-changing world, and more prepared for the future.
The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) took a bold step forward in May hosting a CEO Breakfasting Meeting focused on Sustainability.
Dr. Ali Darwin, Ak., M.Sc., CSP, has worked actively to build companies’ awareness and capacities regarding the principles of sustainability since 2005.
Oswar Mungkasa, Deputy Governor of Jakarta for Spatial Planning and Environment, talked to us about the city’s sustainability initiatives, waste programs and a brighter future.
One fine morning, 8 May, a commercial flight of Qantas Airways traveling from Sydney to Adelaide marked the success of the world’s first zero-waste flight.
At the first day of fasting, the treatment site has reported an additional 864 tonnes of waste daily 6,000 to 8,000 tonnes per day. Most of these are food and packaging waste.
Sejauh Mata Memandang’s recent collection “Laut Kita” is a collective campaign to encourage people to protect the ocean from ecological crisis, which are getting polluted with plastic waste.
The Kingdom of Bantar Gebang Biji has become an oasis in the middle of piles of garbage that resemble mountains in the slum area through its creative learning programme.
Waste4Change provides services that will help your business to invest in waste management and be responsible for your waste through sorting and recycling.
Global Ecobrick Alliance encourages people to sequester unwanted, unloved plastic, to capture it and render it harmless by gathering it and shoving it firmly into discarded bottles to create ecobricks.
This year Most Valued Business’s (MVB) 2019 mission is to actively engage and create more initiatives with its Knowledge Partners to increase their sustainable stewardship practices.
NOW! Jakarta Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards (BRBCA) returns this year with "Say Yes to Less" campaign to support better food waste management.
On 26 March, Most Valued Business (MVB) Indonesia together with SGS Indonesia hosted the first of MVB’s Sustainability Seminar Series 2019.
A community of volunteers is helping raise awareness of the issues involving the city’s wetlands.
Something as simple as your office’s waste bin placement could contribute to your company’s sustainability aspect
This year’s theme ‘Collaboration for a Better Future’ focused on sustainability programmes adopted by member companies.
This year’s objective was to enhance sustainability through biodiversity for food and nutrition, culture, education and tourism.
Norway’s deep commitment to environmental issues has helped bolster Indonesia’s participation in programmes concerning sustainability.
We present a few tips that might help you use a lot less of the earth’s resources the next time you pack your backs and hit the road.
“Taste New Zealand” returned this October with a focus on New Zealand’s innovations in food technology.
Style Theory’s debut show at Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2019 carried out its mission of promoting of sustainability through its rental service.
Joali, a resort in the Maldives which has recently opened, celebrates the ‘Joy of Living’ with exquisite craftsmanship and sustainability at its core.
Here are some guidelines for restaurants who wish to improve their sustainability, if they are not already doing so.
MVB Seminar discussed ways to reach sustainability from the perspective of an expert in water efficiency, sanitation and hygiene, a waste management campaign.
Using second-hand items, the Batutara Percussion’s music is truly refreshing. Deeper, it carries a mission of sustainable living through sound.
WWF and HSBC held festival to observe Earth Day as collaborative conservation programmes focusing on the quality and sustainability of freshwater.
Around 20,000 volunteers came together on 16 October to join the fourth annual Clean Up Jakarta Day. At 53 locations across the capital, the “Clean Up Heroes” were educated to separate recyclable from non-recyclable litter
This year’s Clean Up Jakarta Day will be held on Sunday, 16 October and is set to be even bigger, with an estimated 20,000 volunteers joining together at over 50 locations to raise awareness of Jakarta’s rubbish problems.